Senator Mazie Hirono is a dedicated advocate for progressive values and a powerful voice for the people of Hawaii in the United States Senate. With her unwavering commitment to social justice, economic equality, and environmental protection, she has established herself as a leading figure in the fight for a more inclusive and equitable America.
Born in Fukushima, Japan, Hirono immigrated to the United States as a child and grew up in Hawaii, where she developed a deep appreciation for the diverse cultures and unique needs of her community. Throughout her distinguished career, she has consistently championed policies that uplift working families, protect women's rights, and expand access to quality healthcare. Her tireless work on issues such as affordable housing, education, and immigration reform has earned her widespread respect and admiration.
Senator Hirono is a member of the Senate's Committee on Armed Services, Committee on the Judiciary, and Committee on Veteran's Affairs, among others. She has fiercely opposed the appointment of judges who would roll back civil rights, reproductive rights, and LGBT+ rights, fighting to ensure that the courts protect the rights of all Americans. With her strong stance on these critical issues, she has become a leading voice within the progressive movement and a trusted ally in the pursuit of justice and equality.
Hirono has been a strong ally of J Street and JStreetPAC throughout her tenure. With her commitment to diplomacy and a two-state solution, she has consistently advocated for a balanced approach that prioritizes the security and prosperity of both Israelis and Palestinians.